[BangPypers] ElementTree nodes

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 20:37:01 CET 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:52 AM, bhaskar jain
<bhaskar.jain2002 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:31 AM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>Can you try this with an element that has zero children? From effbot's
>>>>docs, I think that's the difference.
> "The boolean interpretation will most likely change in future versions, so
> that all elements evaluate to true, also if they have no children."
> Correct.[..]

Yup. Felt weird that an object with working methods evaluated to false
just because it was a leaf in a tree. That's probably saying a lot
about the consistency of objects in Python generally and how a small
thing can be quite jarring.


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